PLB ndome

New Bauhaus Museum

 

2015 // Dessau, Germany //

museum // competition

 

 Overview  

 

The New Bauhaus Museum offers a new cultural node for the city of Dessau-Roßlau; a dynamic space for cultural interaction and historic exploration.

PLB ndome

Ndome

 

2013 // no specific location //

urban furniture // study

 

 Overview  

 

ndome is a space age transparent dome. It uses the deformed dome as the main inspirational model.

Glass dome
It is made of tempered insulated glass. It is constructed as an igloo in regards to its compression forces and includes ...

PLB Civic Action

Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City

 

2012 // The Noguchi Museum Exhibition, NY, US // interior design - exhibition // constructed

 

 Overview  

 

Home to The Noguchi Museum and Socrates Sculpture Park, the Queens community where northern Long Island City and Astoria converge is a textured, mixed industrial and residential community.

PLB hackney city farm entry building

Hackney City Farm entry building

 

2012 // London, UK // 

cultural // study

 

 Overview  

 

The development of the entrance building at Hackney City Farm in the City of London was a great opportunity for a wood structure building configuration. Our study was based on the idea of the Front-Façade urban typology ...

PLB enter the void

Enter the Void

 

2011 // New York City, NY, US //  

interior design // competition

 

 Overview  

 

The void of today is the cave of our ancestral. 

The concept involves the creation of a scenario where different acts take place simultaneously. The hypothesis is an ongoing event in itself, that incorporates the viewer: Each cavity is a different scene; each cup provides ...

PLB Gaussian

Gaussian

 

2011 // New York City, NY, US //  

interior design // competition

 

 Overview  

 

At the centre of my ironic faith, is the Gaussian image: the image lost in ambiguous space. The Gaussian hypothesis is the concept of a distorted materiality through heating. The hypothesis creates ‘watery’ spatial qualities, a cloud of ambiguities.

PLB Library Case 01

Library Case 01

 

2011 // no specific location //  

public building // study

 

 Overview  

 

The studio aims to examine received ideas—that is, formerly novel ideas which, due to recurrent use, have been depleted of their original intensity—in contemporary architecture culture. It proposes to disclose, define, and date—and in the long run archive—received ideas ...

PLB Dog Hostel

Dog hostel

 

2011 // no specific location //  

animal shelter // construction documents

 

 Overview  

 

The plan corresponds with a deformed circle. There is another deformed circle on top of it that slides away parallel to the ground to block the summer sun and allow northern light to enter a back yard. The building houses 8 kennels for a maximum of two dogs per unit.

PLB i love ny garbage

I Love NY Garbage

 

2010 // New York City, NY, US //  

urban installation // study

 

 Overview  

 

This is how it usually goes...

PLB borrowing from the rocky mountains

Borrowing from the Rocky Mountains

 

2010 // Downtown Denver, CO, US //  

farm market // competition

 

 Overview  

 

If you can’t go to the Mountain, let the Mountain come to the city!

Based on this premise, the project presented here has selected one of the best pieces from the Rocky Mountains and transported it down to the high plains where Denver is located.

PLB chapel g

Chapel G

 

2010 // New York City, NY, US //  

prefabricated prototype // competition

 

 Overview  

 

The scenario involves a ‘cloud’ / a roof under which event, commitment and sensuality merge. The chapel case02 is a portable space, easily assembled and disassembled, able to celebrate its important meaning everywhere and to establish a fiesta.

PLB The Indeterminable Architecture

The Indeterminable Architecture

 

2010 // Central Park, New York City, NY, US //  

public building // study

 

 Overview  

 

A fairly conceptual and open ended studio about the weather - in which I tried to use one of the last “unpredictable and instable systems” as a frame of reference to explore architecture’s potential. The studio used the typology of the skyscraper as the enabler ...

PLB thermopylae thermal baths

Thermopylae Thermal Baths

 

2010 // Thermopylae, Greece //  

public building - thermal baths // study

 

 Overview  

 

The project addresses the landscape and architectural design of Thermopylae mineral water springs and thermal healing baths complex. The certain necessity for re-exploitation of the area and its unique characteristics (healing water) was the main reason for choosing ...

PLB pomum wine cellar

Pomum wine cellar

 

2009 // Seattle, WA, US //  public building - industrial building // construction documents

 

 Overview  

 

The building sits on the ground respectfully while highlighting the manifested terrain slope with trails and external agencies encouraging to tour the building and enter the winery. The spaces of the winery have different hygrothermic characteristics and respond ...

PLB police courts

Police courts

 

2008 // Madrid, Spain //  public building // competition

 

 Overview  

 

The building takes its conceptual attitude from Paul Sheerbart’s Glasarchitektur (1914). The new justice building had to be an aphoristic poem in pure glass. The building is arrange and organized through light-program principals.

PLB ichthys

Ichthys

 

2008 // Guadalajara, Spain //  

religious building // competition

 

 Overview  

 

The competition for the construction of a new parish church in the vicinity of Los Hueros in Guadalajara, offers an opportunity to make a building following highly modernized architectonic concepts while recovering a traditional reading of the Christian liturgy.

PLB holographic

Holographic

 

2008 // Gipuzkoa, Spain //  public building - educational building // study

 

 Overview  

 

Transform without rebuilding. Operating with the magic of the real architecture. Giving up covering. Modeling with light this postmodern hyper-realism to reach a new coherent paradigmatic object. Colors and brightness constant in regards with the absolute materiality of a program ...

PLB Horse stalls

Horse Stalls

 

2008 // El Burgo de Osma, Spain //  

animal shelter // constructed

 

 Overview  

 

A simple organization of the space was established for pragmatic purposes defining the overall building design. The working space is doubled by flying a cantilever roof structure towards the front façade controlling the building’s solar exposure and therefore mitigating ...

PLB Dance School

Exarchia Dance School

 

2007 // Athens, Greece //  public building // study

 

 Overview  

 

This is an annual project, produced by the cooperation of the departments of architecture

of the departments of architectural composition and building technology, is the design of the greek choreodrama’s house”. In the first semester, emphasis is given to the urban integration ...

PLB Footbridge in Agios Stefanos

Footbridge in Agios Stefanos

 

2007 // Agios Stefanos, Greece //  public

building - urban infrastructure // study

 

 Overview  

 

The project’s scope is the integration of a residence unit into a wider complex, focusing on the relation between design principles and modes of life. Keeping in mind the relation between builtunbuilt, private-public, building-road, it is proposed that the complex volumes ...

PLB Square in Keramikos

Square in Keramikos

 

2007 // Athens, Greece //  

urban design // study

 

 Overview  

 

Aim of the project is the architectural design for open-air communal activities. The main issues of the analysis are the public – private and indoor – outdoor relations, as well as the integration of the project in the urban space. Moreover, theoretical considerations over the use of open-air ...

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